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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.



Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


HOUSTON, TX - MAY 20:  Evan Gattis #11 of the Houston Astros receives a high five from Colby Rasmus #28 after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on May 20, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Smoltz: Astros Pace Is Sustainable

Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz joined The Triple Threat Wednesday on Sports Radio 610 to give us his take on the Houston Astros current run, whether he thinks they can keep it up and […]


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Gattis Blast Lifts Astros Past A’s 6-1

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Evan Gattis hit a two-out, two-run homer to left-center field to break a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning to lead the Houston Astros past their AL West rival the Oakland […]

SportsRadio 610–05/20/2015

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How Much Does The First Month Of The MLB Season Matter?

Does first place really matter in May? Does last place? We broke down 20 years of baseball history to find out.


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This Week In Baseball: Can Cabrera Be The New Home Run King?

Let the comparisons begin. Miguel Cabrera hit his 400th home run over the weekend against the St. Louis Cardinals.



The Best Of The Worst Of ‘In The Loop’

The Best Of The Worst Of ‘In The Loop’


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Always Be Looking For High Performers At Thin Fantasy Positions

Catcher and the three infield positions are often the most difficult to find good players on your fantasy teams, because the talent pool is so shallow. If you don’t grab a stud at those positions early in your draft, you may get stuck with a revolving door of middling players all season long.


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Astros Call Up Pitcher Jake Buchanan

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – With Brett Oberholtzer being placed on the 15-day disabled list following Wednesday night’s game, the Astros called up pitcher Jake Buchanan on Thursday with their corresponding roster move. Buchanan made his […]

SportsRadio 610–05/14/2015

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Astros Promote Lance McCullers to Triple-A

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – The prospects in the Astros organization are getting closer and closer to the show. Lance McCullers, Jr. is the latest example. The Astros promoted the righthanded pitcher to Triple-A Fresno on […]

SportsRadio 610–05/14/2015